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Drug interactions between Duradyne DHC and Jadenu

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Duradyne DHC (acetaminophen/hydrocodone)
Jadenu (deferasirox)

Interactions between your drugs

Moderate

acetaminophen deferasirox

Applies to: Duradyne DHC (acetaminophen / hydrocodone) and Jadenu (deferasirox)

Deferasirox may increase the blood levels and effects of acetaminophen. You may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring by your doctor to safely use both medications. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Moderate

HYDROcodone deferasirox

Applies to: Duradyne DHC (acetaminophen / hydrocodone) and Jadenu (deferasirox)

Consumer information for this interaction is not currently available.

MONITOR: Coadministration with inducers of CYP450 3A4 may decrease the plasma concentrations of opioids that are metabolized by the isoenzyme such as butorphanol, fentanyl, hydrocodone, methadone, and oxycodone. Reduced efficacy or withdrawal symptoms may occur in patients maintained on their narcotic pain regimen following the addition of a CYP450 3A4 inducer. Conversely, discontinuation of the inducer may increase opioid plasma concentrations and potentiate the risk of overdose and fatal respiratory depression.

MANAGEMENT: Pharmacologic response to the opioid should be monitored more closely whenever a CYP450 3A4 inducer is added to or withdrawn from therapy, and the opioid dosage adjusted as necessary.

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Drug and food interactions

Major

HYDROcodone food

Applies to: Duradyne DHC (acetaminophen / hydrocodone)

Do not use alcohol or medications that contain alcohol while you are receiving treatment with HYDROcodone. This may increase nervous system side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, lightheadedness, difficulty concentrating, and impairment in thinking and judgment. In severe cases, low blood pressure, respiratory distress, fainting, coma, or even death may occur. If you are taking certain long-acting formulations of hydrocodone, consumption of alcohol may also cause rapid release of the drug, resulting in high blood levels that may be potentially lethal. Likewise, you should avoid consuming grapefruit and grapefruit juice, as this may increase the blood levels and effects of hydrocodone. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions on how to take this or other medications you are prescribed. Do not use more than the recommended dose of HYDROcodone, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medication without first talking to your doctor.

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Moderate

deferasirox food

Applies to: Jadenu (deferasirox)

You may experience reduced absorption of deferasirox in the presence of food. Take deferasirox on an empty stomach 30 minutes before eating preferably at the same time everyday unless otherwise directed by your doctor. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. The tablets should not be chewed or swallowed whole. The tablets should first be completely dispersed in water, orange juice, or apple juice, and the resulting suspension drunk immediately. After swallowing the suspension any residue should be resuspended in a small volume of the liquid and swallowed.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

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